We here at Totally That Stupid need to start this missive with an apology. Or maybe a caveat. Your author is breaking what was likely our first rule of the … Continue Reading CHOTW: 1977 Porsche 924
Or, I Owned an Aircooled 911 Targa for a Year and It Didn’t Suck As a child of the 1970s and 1980s, the big, impact bumper (or “G-body”) Porsche 911 … Continue Reading Scratching the Aircooled 911 Itch
A different kind of Porsche, indeed – and it’s sitting on the right-hand side of my garage as I write this. This is arguably the first production four-door Porsche – built … Continue Reading Fleet Update: A Different Kind of Porsche
There’s change afoot here at TTS. The biggest change and most noticeable will include some more frequent posting. This once-a-quarter pattern isn’t really working for us, although traffic has remained remarkably … Continue Reading Change is in the Air…..
Welcome to the newest TTS feature: TTS Quick Pick! These posts are dedicated to cars that.. Oh let’s be real – these posts are dedicated to interesting cars we stumble … Continue Reading TTS Quick Pick: 1971 Fiat 850 Spider
There’s been a lot of chatter for a long time about the impending demise of the row-your-own manual transmission. I’m not talking about those automated manuals – with or without … Continue Reading Commentary: Death Of A Manual
Regular readers will have sorted that I’ve bought a Porsche. It was not a move that I took lightly, nor was it a spur of the moment thing predicated by … Continue Reading Fleet Update: 2000 Porsche 986 Boxster – Oh, Hell Yes.
I can think of a LOT of things to do with $110,000. I could put my kids through a year or two of college, I could pay off part of … Continue Reading Dealer’s Lot: 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S
It is no secret to my friends, family, and readers that I am a Mercedes Geek. It goes back to my youth when my Dad – Dr. Mechanical Engineer – … Continue Reading Trip Notes Part 2: Show Me a Little Merc!
So it wasn’t just happenstance that I recently started looking at Boxsters. In truth, besides wanting to buy a convertible in the cold months and sell it on when the … Continue Reading Trip Notes: California Dreaming Porsche-style
As you my have ascertained from my last post, I have the itch something awful. Not THAT, no, the itch for a car. The theory I am specifically looking to … Continue Reading Shopping Notes: 2001 Porsche Boxster
Since I was about 12 years old I’ve had this fantasy of taking some dilapidated old car and making it showroom new once again. I had this vision of rolling … Continue Reading 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E: Ridden Hard and Put Away Wet, But Dirt Cheap for a MercPorsche!
An occasional TTS reader, who is also a Porsche 911 fanatic, told me he likes the blog but asked when we are going to cover some “real” cars? Considering some … Continue Reading 1997 Porsche 993: Last of the Air-cooled Porkers
A lot of folks tend to dismiss the Porsche 912 as nothing more than a VW Beetle with a Porsche body tacked onto it. To those who know better, the … Continue Reading Sub-$10K Steal: 1968 Porsche 912 coupe
For my money, the American automobile industry has produced very little that is unique or interesting since about 1969. Sure, that new Cadillac CTS-V Wagon is a little different, but … Continue Reading 1994 Dodge Viper RT-10: Think Cobra
Mercedes-Benz has a long and storied history of building super-fast sedans going back to the 300SEL 6.3 of the late 1960s, wherein rogue engineer Erich Waxenberger took the monstrous 6.3 … Continue Reading Bang for your Buck: 2001 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG